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Eleanor of Naples was born in 22nd June 1450 A.D. #onthisday and died in 1493 A.D. she was the consort of Ferrara and by marriage to Ercole I d’Este, Duke of Ferrara. Remembered as the first Duchess of Ferra and the mother of many famous renaissance figures. Eleanor was also a well known political figure due to serving Ferrar effectively during the absence of her husband.